Conflict of interest declaration: Cristina Sampaio

Roles in: Movement Disorders Group

1. In the past three years have you accepted the following from an organisation that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)?

a) Reimbursement for attending a conference or symposium (including travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
No

b) Fees for speaking?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
No

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
Yes - I left my position at European Medicines Agency (EMA) on July 2011. Since then i have been consulting for different Pharmaceutical companies mostly on regulatory topics regarding their clinical development plans. The majority of the situations i have advised were not related with the scope of review group. they pertain to Alzheimer disease, different psychiatric disorders and multiple sclerosis. In 2 instances, however, i advise on a topic related with Parkinson disease for the companies AbbVie and Neuroderm.

g) Royalty payments?
No

2. In the past three years have you or your spouse/partner been employed by an organization that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

4. Do you hold any patents for products that that may lead you to gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
No